Dr Simon Anderson

Dr Simon Anderson



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2 specialists

29 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

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“Dr Anderson provided an excellent service with clear questioning, a clear explanation of what is to happen and why, and what to expect. The procedure was efficiently and expertly handled without any rush. “
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  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 3626056
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1802 reviews

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    916 reviews


    Dr Simon Anderson is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at London Bridge Hospital, and also practises at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation Trust. At the renowned London Bridge Hospital, Dr Anderson and his team carry out consultations, diagnosis and treatment of digestive and stomach diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn’s disease.

    Dr Anderson graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1990. He then underwent higher specialist training at King's College Hospital (Liver Diseases and Intensive Care) and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital (Gastroenterology) in London. He was awarded a Wellcome Institute Research Fellowship and went on to conduct full-time research at St Thomas' Hospital. He was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from the University of London in 2004. He was appointed Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust in 2006 where he leads an acute general medicine firm.

    His interests include all therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and balloon enteroscopy, wireless capsule endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). His research interests include techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of small-intestinal disease and ulcerative colitis. He is a lead investigator in a trial of the role of exercise in Crohn's disease and is a co-investigator into the genetics of IBD.

    Patient testimonials highlight Dr Anderson's caring but professional approach with patients. He is also heavily involved in teaching the next generation of doctors, passing on his medical training and skills.

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    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopic Laser Treatment
    • Enteroscopy
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Bloating
    • Acid Reflux
    • Diarrhoea
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Constipation
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastroparesis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Heart Burn
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    • MB ChB - University of Cape Town - 1990 
    • MD - University of London - 2004
    • FRCP
    • Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology
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